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custom.firefox.lady
 
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Post Posted November 16th, 2017, 9:00 pm

Some of my add-ons are missing their 'Options' button in Addon Manager (and yes they are ones that I know do have options). Anyone else seeing this? This is on Nightly with legacy add-ons enabled, but I'm not sure whether it applies only to legacy add-ons or how recently this first occurred.

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Post Posted November 16th, 2017, 10:18 pm

Sorry, I am not seeing it. My 9 enabled extensions are all WebExtensions, legacy add-ons preference set to False, and the 7 Extensions where I expect Options on the about:addons -> extensions page do have an Options button.

It may be worth checking if your missing Options buttons are for Legacy extensions only. I really don't know how long legacy extensions will continue to work as the Mozilla developers remove more and more legacy code.

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Post Posted November 19th, 2017, 4:57 pm

It's probably this. Ever since legacy add-ons were turned off by default on Nightly, they've been unsupported, and the devs have been actively removing old code, which in turn makes them break unexpectedly.

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Post Posted November 19th, 2017, 7:17 pm

Thank for the Bug #. I filed Bug 1418723 to ask if this was intended (it was). I thought the old code they were removing mostly applied to non-bootstrapped exts.

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